October 13, 2022

Inaugural Richard Light Scientific Symposium, “Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Dr. Richard Light,” to be Oct. 24

The inaugural Richard Light Scientific Symposium to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Richard Light. Speakers from around the world will be flying in to speak about their personal and professional relationships with Dr. Light and Pleural research. This event will be held on Monday, Oct. 24 noon – 4 p.m. in 214 Light Hall. Lunches will be provided to those who RSVP. There will be a reception from 4 to 6 p.m. in the North Lobby of Light Hall.

Topics that will be discussed:

“Pleural Space Infections: Advances and Current Research”

“Current Trends in Pneumothorax Management”

“The Pleural Space Biomarkers: Discoveries and Implications for the Future of Pleural Disease Management”

“Update on Malignant Pleural Effusions”

“IPOG and the IP/pleural research network in the US”

The donation page for the event is here: https://give.vanderbilthealth.org/give/435602/#!/donation/checkout?c_src=M23C1&c_src2=web

RSVP for the lunch and reception: https://redcap.link/f9b4e0kf